CAL Classification: Research Associate I
Program Area: Psychometric Research
Salary: $59,500 - $74,500
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Position Available: Immediately
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
As a member of a quantitatively oriented research team, collaborate with team members to produce, review, and revise written documentation (e.g., briefs, technical reports, journal articles) on the outcome of quantitative and psychometric research and analyses pertaining to language testing and applied linguistics projects.
Lead in the writing of research documents, technical reports, and publishable journal articles summarizing research results
Lead in the writing of quantitative and research sections of grant proposals
Prepare written documentation suitable for various stakeholder groups
Communicate and collaborate within and across working groups at CAL, along with outside partners to support research and writing activities
Assist in carrying out quality control procedures to assure the validity of data, analytical methods and results
Provide support to conducting quantitative analyses using statistical software including SPSS, Winsteps and others
Provide support to the design of research supporting the development of new assessments.
Other duties as assigned
Masters Degree in Educational Measurement, Applied Linguistics, Language Testing, Psychometrics or other related discipline with a minimum of six years of experience, or a Doctorate Degree in Educational Measurement, Applied Linguistics, Language Testing, Psychometrics or other related discipline with a minimum of two years of experience.
Excellent writing, editing and proofing skills.
Proven ability to write on quantitative research for a wide variety of audiences.
Strong technical and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and to work successfully in a team environment.
Proven ability to write publishable journal articles and research reports in English.
IF INTERESTED, SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER:
Center for Applied Linguistics
4646 40th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-1859
ATTN: Human Resources Coordinator, Recruitment 12-23(1)
jobs at cal dot org
Attn: Recruitment 12-23(1)